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July 28, 1968 ~ May 17, 2023 (age 54) 54 Years Old


Robert Charles Abbott, 54, of Malta, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at his home.

He was born July 28, 1968, in DeKalb, IL.  The son of Dennis and Joanne (Jacobs) Abbott. Bob married Patti Bruers on September 30, 2005, in Sycamore.

Bob was a Veteran of the US Marines, having served from 1986 to 1996 during the Gulf War.  Following his service Bob worked for Nestle until 2006. Then he was a mechanic at Target Distribution Center in DeKalb. Bob was a member of the American Legion in DeKalb.

He is survived by his wife, Patti; his daughter, Kailey; his parents, Dennis and Joanne of Malta; his sister, Michele (Mike) Tebrugge of Springfield; his brother, Todd (Jeana) Abbott of Rochelle; his nephew, Zackary and his nieces, Brittany (Brandon) Schaneberg, Lauren Patterson and a great nephew, Jackson Schaneberg.

He was preceded in death by maternal and paternal grandparents and two cousins, Roberta Jo Waters and James Mullen.

The memorial service will be held at 1pm Saturday, June 3, 2023, at Anderson Funeral Home in DeKalb, with Rev. Jeremiah Thompson officiating. Full Military Honors by DeKalb American Legion Post 66. 

Visitation will be from 12pm until the time of services at 1pm at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, ,  in memory of Robert Charles Abbott, in care of Anderson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 605, 2011 South Fourth Street, DeKalb, IL 60115.

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June 3, 2023

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Anderson Funeral Home
2011 South Fourth Street
DeKalb, IL 60115

Memorial Service
June 3, 2023

1:00 PM
Anderson Funeral Home
2011 South Fourth Street P.O. Box 605
Dekalb, IL 60115


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